7th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Ashby's) (Confederate)
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
Company A (The Richardson Guards) - many men from Madison County
Company B ( Rappahannock Guard) - many men from Rappahannock County
Company C (Hazelwood Volunteers) - many men from Culpeper County
Company D (The Mountain Boomers) - many men from Giles County
Company E (Hazelwood Volunteers) - many men from Culpaper County
Company F many men from Green County
Company G ( Sperryville Sharpshooters) - many men from Rappahannock County
Company H (The Washington Volunteers) - many men from Washington, D.C.
Company I (The Holcombe Guards) - many men from Albemarle County
Company K ( the Madison Grays) - many men from Madison County
The information above is from 7th Virginia Infantry, by David F. Riggs
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).